Jan 20, 2017byPierre Grimes and the Noetic Society
Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: hyp6 Sections: 161a 161b Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, Bradley, Yoni, JeffS Working from Plato's Parmenides: The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation More info: http://noeticsociety.org/psg Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, parmenides, hyp6
LibriVox recording of Tante by Anne Douglas Sedgwick. Read in English by deongines; Denise Nordell; Amanda Tekell; Chris Hymans; Adrienne-Renee; Mohan; Bridget Herbes It is a common trend, up until this very day, to reveal the difficult side of being a great artist. Madame Okraska is no different. Great artists are, sometimes, very complicated. Sometimes the price of success is too high, for them and for those around them. Would Madame Okraska and her adopted daughter be able to pay it? Do they... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, music, love story, feminist fiction, family drama, psychological novels
LibriVox recording of Betty Baird by Anna Hamlin Weikel. Read in English by Holly Jenson This is the first book in a series of three "boarding school books," a genre which was popular among young girls in the early 1900s, Our heroine Betty Baird, who is herself obsessed with reading boarding school books, is sent away to a boarding school where she makes new friends, has many lighthearted adventures, and learns how to adjust to her new environment. Anna Hamlin Weikel was raised by a... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, boarding school, young adult fiction
Jan 20, 2017byPierre Grimes and the Noetic Society
Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: hyp6 Sections: 161a 161b Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, Bradley, Eldar Working from Plato's Parmenides: The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation More info: http://noeticsociety.org/psg Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, parmenides, hyp6
Jan 19, 2017byPierre Grimes and the Noetic Society
Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: hyp6 Sections: 160d 160e 161a Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, Nancy, Yoni, Bradley, Eldar, JeffS Knowledge of the Self if One is Not Difference as an asymmetric concept - "X has the difference, Y does not", etc. Would the Self participate in anything that's not real? Working from Plato's Parmenides: The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation More info: http://noeticsociety.org/psg Image, Bubble , courtesy user zacktionman ( CC BY-NC 2.0 )... Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, parmenides, hyp6
LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 4: Karl-Ludwig Sand by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by George Burnham Ives.) Read in English by John Van Stan This is the fourth volume of Alexandre Dumas' studies of celebrated crimes and their perpetrators. This volume is concerned with the story of Karl Ludwig Sand, who stabbed August von Kotzebue to death in 1819. August von Kotzebue had been a prominent dramatist, a student of Musäus, whose royalist and conservative writings ultimately led to... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, assassination, august von kotzebue, musäus, stabbing, burschenschaft
LibriVox recording of Le Piacevoli Notti by Giovanni Francesco Straparola. Read in Italian by Roberto Cofini; Enrica Giampieretti; Paola Toldo; mrnmrz72; Filippo Gioachin; Renzo Clerico; Silvia C. “Le Piacevoli Notti” è una raccolta di 74 novelle composte dallo scrittore italiano Giovan Francesco Straparola negli anni '50 del XVI secolo e pubblicate a Venezia a partire dal 1550. I racconti riscossero un grande successo, tanto da essere presto tradotti in diverse lingue. L'opera comprende... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Novelle, favole, fiabe
LibriVox recording of Beacon Lights of History, Volume 5: The Middle Ages by John Lord. Read in English by KHand Volume 5 continues the commentary on world history begun in the first four volumes. This volume looks at some of the main religious figures of the Middle Ages, as well as social issues like the Crusades and the feudal system. - Summary by KHand For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, crusades, Christianity, Charlemagne, Thomas Aquinas, mohammed, feudal system
Jan 17, 2017byPierre Grimes and the Noetic Society
Dialogue(s): parmenides Chapters: hyp6 Sections: 160b 160c 160d Attendees: Pierre, Barbara, David, Regina, Bradley, Nancy, Yoni Also, before getting into the studying itself, Pierre asked each of the participants to answer what it was like (what the effect on you was of ..) studying the Parmenides and/or being in the Parmenides seminar? Working from Plato's Parmenides: The Juan and Maria Balboa Translation More info: http://noeticsociety.org/psg " Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, parmenides, hyp6
LibriVox recording of Prison & Prisoners: Some Personal Experiences by Constance Lytton. Read in English by KHand Constance Lytton worked along Emmeline Pankhurst for the cause of women's suffrage in England. Upset that she was getting preferential treatment by the authorities, she assumed a pseudonym (Jane Wharton) so that her titled status wouldn't be obvious. This book chronicles her involvement in the suffrage movement, including her arrest and subsequent incarceration at Holloway... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, history, england, women's suffrage
LibriVox recording of At the Piano by Anna Katharine Green. Read in English by Bev J Stevens; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Emilie Olsen; Newgatenovelist; fshort; Greg Giordano; Ian King; Josephina Yatar; Leonard Wilson; Matthew Datcher; Scotty Smith; Tomas Peter; tovarisch; The Voice before the Void Anna Katharine Green was an American poet and novelist. She was one of the first writers of detective fiction in America and distinguished herself by writing well plotted, legally accurate stories.... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, nature, philosophy, romance, heaven, music, piano
LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 recordings of The Dead Joke and The Funny Man by James Whitcomb Riley. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 8, 2017. Read in English by Bev J Stevens; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Lee Ann Howlett; Matthew Datcher; Scotty Smith; Tomas Peter; tovarisch and The Voice before the Void. James Whitcomb Riley was an American writer, poet, and best-selling author. During his lifetime he was known as the "Hoosier Poet" and "Children's... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, humor, philosophy, jokes
LibriVox recording of Slave Planet by Laurence M. Janifer. Read in English by Nick Bulka Fruyling's World ... rich in the metals that kept the Terran Confederation going—one vital link in a galaxy-wide civilization. But the men of Fruyling's World lived on borrowed time, knowing that slavery was outlawed throughout the Confederation—and that only the slave labor of the reptilian natives could produce the precious metals the Confederation needed! As the first hints of the truth about... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, slavery, scifi
LibriVox recording of Whitefoot the Wood Mouse by Thornton W. Burgess. Read in English by Jill Engle This is the story of Whitefoot the wood mouse, the most timid and shy creature in all the Green Forest. You see, Whitefoot has many enemies who would love nothing more than to make him their dinner. Despite the many perils Whitefoot often faces, he "is one of those wise little people who never allow unpleasant things of the past to spoil their present happiness, and who never borrow... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Burgess, mouse, whitefoot
LibriVox recording of The Witness for the Defence by A. E. W. Mason. Read in English by Nicholas Clifford Part romance, part mystery, part courtroom and quasi-courtroom drama. Young love reignites itself after a hiatus of some years. Or does it? Much can change in that time -- both to the people themselves, and to the events that shape their lives. The action moves from England to India, and back again, confronting the protagonists with problems they never dreamed they’d have to face. (... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Unhappy Far-Off Things by Lord Dunsany. Read in English by Travis Wakeman; Brian Murphy; BettyB Better known today for his influential fantasy writings, Lord Dunsany also wrote a number of sketches during Wold War One. This compilation of essays written from time spent in France in 1916. Much more thoughtful and melancholy than the pieces written for the War Office earlier in the war. - Summary by Alan Winterrowd For further information, including links to online text,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, essays, World War One, lord dunsany
LibriVox recording of Phoebe Deane by Grace Livingston Hill. Read in English by TriciaG Second book in the Marcia Schuyler trilogy. Phoebe Deane lives almost as a servant in her brother's home, tormented by her hateful sister-in-law. Schemes to marry her off swirl around her. Her fate seems to be marriage to an abusive man with several disobedient children, until a chance encounter in the woods one afternoon changes the course of her destiny. (Summary by TriciaG) For further information,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fiction, cinderella story, Marcia Schuyler
LibriVox recording of Gl'Inni sacri by Alessandro Manzoni. Read in Italian by Fabiola Raccolta di 5 componimenti, ognuno dei quali tratta di una festività cattolica. - Summary by fabiola For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B Audiobook (11MB) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, inni, festività, religione
LibriVox recording of Wandl the Invader (version 2) by Ray Cummings. Read in English by Zachary Brewster-Geisz; Andy Harrington; Marty; Jennifer Fournier; Siegen Bretzke There were nine major planets in the Solar System and it was within their boundaries that man first set up interplanetary commerce and began trading with the ancient Martian civilization. And then they discovered a tenth planet—a maverick! This tenth world, if it had an orbit, had a strange one, for it was heading inwards... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, adventure, science fiction, space opera, aliens, sequel, pulp, brigands of...
LibriVox recording of Birds and All Nature, Vol. VII, No.3, March 1900 by Various. Read by LibriVox Volunteers "Birds and All Nature" was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems and brief descriptions of birds, animals and other natural subjects with accompanying color plates. The magazine was published from 1897-1907 under the various titles, "Birds," "Birds and all Nature," "Nature and Art" and... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, nature, animals, birds, plants, minerals
LibriVox recording of The Chemistry, Properties and Tests of Precious Stones by John Mastin. Read in English by Kevin Green This is a good basic introduction to gemstones and their analysis. Admittedly a lot of the scientific tests have been superseded, but the basic properties never change. The first part of the book concentrates on physical properties of most common gems, then outlines the cutting process and ends with several chapters on each of the gemstone families. A useful little book if... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, analysis, precious stones, gemology
LibriVox recording of The Stoneground Ghost Tales by Edmund Gill Swain. Read in English by dg73; Mary Escano; Kathrine Engan; Peter Yearsley; Kieren Metts; Niki Myers; Ærik Bjørnsson The Stoneground Ghost Tales is a collection of nine short stories set in and around a church and parish on the edge of England's fen country. The protagonist, the Rector of Stoneground, the Reverend Roland Batchel, is a kindly, humane bachelor and amateur antiquarian, very much like Swain himself. (adapted from... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, england, ghost stories, fen country
LibriVox recording of Travels and adventures of an orchid hunter: An account of canoe and camp life in Colombia, while collecting orchids in the northern Andes by Albert Millican. Read in English by Arnold. This is quite the adventure tale and travelog. We see cities, peoples, plants and wildlife of Columbia and the ports our intrepid 'hunter' visits on the way there and back. It is an interesting period; a canal is being cut through Columbia to the city of Panama by the French (this is before... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, nature, travel, exploration, adventure, orchids
LibriVox recording of Cuentos de Hadas by Charles Perrault. (Translated by Teodoro Baró.) Read in Spanish by Victor Villarraza. Perrault fue un autor francés que puso las bases por escrito de un nuevo género que haría historia, la de los "Cuentos de Hadas". Sus cuentos más famosos fueron incluídos en la publicación "Historias y Cuentos de Antaño" bajo el subtítulo de "Cuentos de Mamá Ganso" que son: "Caperucita Roja", "La Bella Durmiente... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Perrault, cuentos de hadas, cuentos de viejas, mama ganso, caperucita roja,...
LibriVox recording of The Bomb: The 1945 Test of the First Atomic Bomb Read in English by David Wales These two publications put out by the U.S. government are about the Trinity site in New Mexico where in 1945 the first atomic bomb was tested. Each publication (about 1984 and about 1995) complements the other, though there is some duplication. These are descriptions of the test itself and of the planning and organization leading up to the test. They also tell what was done with the site after... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, atomic bomb, manhattan project, new mexico, atom bomb, trinity site, nuclear...
LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 recordings of A Fairy Glee by Eugene Field. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 1, 2017. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; Matthew Datcher; Scotty Smith; Tomas Peter; tovarisch and The Voice before the Void. This poem is taken from Volume X, A Library of American Literature: An Anthology in Eleven Volumes. 1891. Vols. IX–XI: Literature of the Republic, Part IV.,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, nature, fantasy, fairies, dance
LibriVox recording of Our Young Folks' Plutarch by Rosalie Kaufman. Read by LibriVox Volunteers Plutarch's Lives is a series of fifty biographies of famous Greek and Roman men written around 100 AD. In Our Young Folks' Plutarch , Rosalie Kaufman has adapted these biographies for young readers. In the preface she writes, “The lives which we here present in a condensed simple form are prepared from those of Plutarch. Plutarch says, ‘It must be borne in mind that my design is not to write... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Caesar, alexander the great, demosthenes, lycurgus, pyrrhus, plutarch's lives
LibriVox recording of Celebrated Crimes, Vol. 3: Mary Stuart by Alexandre Dumas. (Translated by George Burnham Ives.) Read in English by John Van Stan The contents of these volumes of 'Celebrated Crimes', as well as the motives which led to their inception, are unique. They are a series of stories based upon historical records, from the pen of Alexandre Dumas, pere, when he was not "the elder," nor yet the author of D'Artagnan or Monte Cristo, but was a rising young dramatist and a... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of In the Days When the World Was Wide, and Other Verses by Henry Lawson. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Kathleen Flanary; Michael Conway; Beth Thomas; Son of the Exiles; Dru Conway; Carol Bedell; Mark F. Smith; Jack Albert; Kalynda; mtamburr; Esraa El-Brawany This is a volume of poetry by Henry Lawson, the well-known Australian poet Henry Lawson. Some of the poems in this collection are still widely taught in school, some others are not widely known at this time. All of... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, australia, ballad, Victoria, melbourne, queensland, maoriland
LibriVox recording of Memoir and Correspondence of Caroline Herschel by Margaret Herschel. Read in English by Kevin Green. For many people, the name Caroline Herschel will be unfamiliar, but she was one of the most significant women on the English scientific scene during the late 18th and early 19th century. Sister of the well known William Herschel (he of the discovery of Uranus and its moons and many other significant scientific discoveries), she first worked as his assistant in his... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, women, 18th Century, astronomy, 19th century, scientists
LibriVox recording of Madame Chrysantheme by Pierre Loti. (Translated by Laura Ensor.) Read in English by Peter Tucker. Pierre Loti (a nom de plume) was for many years an officer in the French Navy, giving him the opportunity to sample and analyze different national and cultural milieux, in which he deeply immersed himself. The present book, said to have formed the basis for the famous "Madame Butterfly" story, is presented as an autobiographical account of his marriage to a young... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Japan, naval, xenophobia, madame butterfly
LibriVox recording of Wanted - A Pedigree by Martha Finley. Read in English by Roohi and Bria Snow. Nina Clemmens was adopted as a baby. When her parents die she goes to live with her religious aunt, who mistreats her because of her temper and her origin. Nina has been haunted by a women in black for her whole life. She meets Dr. Montieth who is a widower who's wife died in childbirth. Will Nina be safe with him? Will she come to know the God both her aunt and Dr. Monteith claim to serve? Will... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, orphans, adoption, missing identity, daughters, estranged lovers
LibriVox recording of Boston Blackie: Stories Around the Opium Lamp by Jack Boyle. Read in English by Winston Tharp Boston Blackie had his birth in the imagination of a self confessed “opium eater.” Jack Boyle was a San Francisco newspaper man who became dependent upon the drug to make his deadlines, lost his job, and turned to crime to support his habit. He served several prison terms and while incarcerated in Colorado began writing a series of short stories for the American Magazine based... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, San Francisco, prison, opium, hard boiled, safe cracking
LibriVox recording of The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 07 - 10. October 1896 by Various. Read in English by MaryAnnS; Carol Cotter; Kathrine Engan; BettyB The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, the October Number. It includes the following articles: California by the Hon. George C. Perkins The Economic Aspects of Soil Erosion by Dr N. S. Shaler The Nansen Polar Expedition, Special Report of the Hon. Ernest A. Man Ice-Cliffs On The Kowak River by Lieut. J. C. Cantwell... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, California, Nansen, natgeo, soil erosion, kowak river, hydrographic
LibriVox recording of The Haunted Woman by David Lindsay. Read in English by Phil Benson Isabel Loment is engaged to the affectionate, but unemotional, Marshall Stokes. House-hunting for her aunt, she comes to Runhill Court, an ancient home with a mysterious staircase that is only visible to those with eyes to see it. Ascending the staircase, she meets Henry Judge, the owner of Runhill Court, and a passionate relationship develops, which neither can recall once they have descended the staircase... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Andromeda, and Other Poems by Charles Kingsley. Read in English by Jim Locke; Kangaroo; Greg Giordano; Larry Wilson; Amy Gramour; Micah; Lilian Elizabeth; cobbdb This is a collection of the most famous poems of Charles Kingsley. Kingsley was an extremely versatile man, Wikipedia lists him as "broad church priest of the Church of England, a university professor, social reformer, historian and novelist. He is particularly associated with Christian socialism, the working... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, poem, england, 1858
LibriVox recording of Bible (Reina Valera) NT 12: La Epistola del Apostol San Pablo a los Colosenses by Reina-Valera. Read in Spanish by Joyfull El apóstol Pablo escribió esta carta a la iglesia de Colosas desde una prisión en Roma. En la carta Pablo combate las falsas enseñanzas del legalismo, la adoración de ángeles y el ceremonialismo. Su defensa contra tal herejía se combina con el compromiso urgente al Señorío de Cristo. Pablo alienta a los creyentes a despojarse del viejo hombre... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, jesus es suficiente, falsas enseñanzas, ángeles, ceremonias, señor...
LibriVox recording of Your Affectionate Godmother by Elinor Glyn. Read in English by storylines This is a series of seven letters by the eminent author of scandalous romances, Elinor Glyn, written to her godchild Caroline in the years 1912-1914. The Letters give Caroline advice on how best to find her way in life, particularly to matrimony. They contain such gems of wisdom as "It is better to marry the life you like, because after a while the man does not matter", that beauty is of... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, marriage, letters, wife, 1914, husband, matrimony
LibriVox recording of Life of Viscount Palmerston by Lloyd Charles Sanders. Read in English by Pamela Nagami. This is a short life of Henry John Temple (1784-1865), Third Viscount Palmerston, Great Britain's affable, able, and always available Foreign Secretary, Home Secretary, and Prime Minister. Sanders writes that by 1841 Palmerston "had raised the prestige of England throughout Europe to a height which it had not occupied since Waterloo. He created Belgium, saved Portugal and Spain... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Crimean War, napoleon iii, don pacifico, viscount palmerston, henry john...
LibriVox recording of Don't Marry by James W. Donovan. Read in English by volunteer readers. This book doesn't advise against marriage but just offers advice on the errors some people can make who make the wrong choice when entering into so long a contract. - Summary by Michele Eaton For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, love, marriage
LibriVox recording of Unsung Heroes by Elizabeth Ross Haynes. Read in English by Jim Locke; Larry Wilson; Jill Engle; Jason in Panama; James K. White; Kathleen Flanary; Tone Cluster; tovarisch This book consists of 17 biographies of remarkable men and women who, in 1921, were "unsung." Some of them are now pretty well known while others are still, sadly, rather unrecognized. Written by Elizabeth Ross Haynes (herself a African American activist and social worker in the first half of... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, frederick douglass, harriet tubman, paul laurence dunbar, booker t....
LibriVox recording of A Little Book of Profitable Tales by Eugene Fields Read in English by Kangaroo; Larry Wilson; Diana Schmidt; Lynne T; thestorygirl; DebK; markman; Hri; Jennifer Fournier; Tom Penn; deongines; Kate Follis; Phil Schempf An anthology of charming short stories, written by the poet for his only daughter Mary. The style is simple and conversational, sometimes dealing with the difficult subjects confronting children of the day, including poverty, discrimination and death, in a... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol 065 by Various. Read in English by Winston Tharp; Peter Thomlinson; Lynne T; Craig Campbell; Elizabeth Miller; Lisa Reichert; dg73; David Wales; Tony Addison; Jordan Watts; Amy Gramour Librivox’s Short Story Collection 065: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox members. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Bible (Darby) NT 08: 2 Corinthians by Darby Bible. (Translated by John Nelson Darby.) Read in English by Hultstrand The Darby Bible consists of a translation of the New Testament by John Nelson Darby, originally published in 1867, and a translation of the Old Testament, included in later editions of the text, completed by Darby's students after his death. - Summary by Aaron Hultstrand For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, religion, Christianity, bible, New Testament
LibriVox recording of Village Life in America by Caroline Cowles Richards Clarke. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. A diary of a young school girl in Canandaigua, New York during the Civil War. (Summary by MaryElizabeth) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, diary, christian, civil war, schoolgirl